Resources and Activities

The Virginia War Memorial provides free educational activities and resources online. Documentary films, crafts, activities, and other educational resources offer new ways to learn about each of America’s wars since World War II, all easily accessible.

The Memorial’s award-winning Virginians at War documentary series is now streaming for free on Vimeo. Educators may request a DVD set of the Memorial’s films free of charge. Please contact:

The Education team also offers free educational livestreams year round. See what livestreams are coming up soon and register HERE. (Previously recorded livestreams are available on our Vimeo Page.)

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Activities for Kids

Download crafts and activities to be done in the classroom or at home!

VWM website - WWII tab for Va at War videos

World War II

Watch documentary videos and recorded lessons, and find World War II activities here.

VWM website - Korean War tab for Va at War videos

Korean War

Watch documentary videos and discover more about the Korean War.

VWM website - Vietnam War tab for Va at War videos

Vietnam War

Learn more about the Vietnam War through documentary films and educational resources.

VWM website - Cold War tab for Va at War videos

Cold War

Discover the history and stories of the Cold War Era through films and activities.

VWM website - GWOT tab for Va at War videos

Global War on Terrorism

Get resources on America's recent conflicts, from the attacks on 9/11 through the present.